Sam Tomkins

Josh Charnley of Wigan Warriors gives instructions during the Tetley's Challenge Cup Final between Wigan Warriors and Hull FC at Wembley Stadium on August 24, 2013
Result: Wigan Warriors beat Castleford Tigers to book place in semi-finals
Wigan Warriors score four first-half tries without response on their way to beating Castleford Tigers 26-12 in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup.
Jun 25, 19:29
Zak Hardaker of England during the International Origin Match between England and Exiles at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on June 14, 2013
Zak Hardaker: 'I want success with England'
Leeds Rhinos full-back and 2015 Man of Steel winner Zak Hardaker expresses his desire to be successful at international level with England.
Oct 31, 18:09
Sam Tomkins of the Warriors speaks to the media during a New Zealand Warriors NRL press conference at Mt Smart Stadium on April 8, 2015
Sam Tomkins ruled out of England's three-Test series against New Zealand
England confirm that Sam Tomkins will miss the three-Test series against New Zealand as he has failed to recover from a knee injury.
Oct 29, 09:57
Sam Tomkins of Wigan during the Super League playoff match between Huddersfield and Wigan at Galpharm Stadium on September 12, 2013
Sam Tomkins misses out on England squad, four debutants named
England coach Steve McNamara confirms that Sam Tomkins will play no part in Saturday's Test match against France due to a knee injury.
Oct 21, 18:12
Bulldogs captain James Graham looks dejected after losing the First NRL Semi Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Allianz Stadium on September 18, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.
England's James Graham wants London 2012 "noise" for New Zealand clash
England star James Graham calls on fans to recreate the London 2012 atmosphere when the rugby league side take on New Zealand at the Olympic Stadium next month.
Oct 21, 07:26
Sam Tomkins of Wigan during the Super League playoff match between Huddersfield and Wigan at Galpharm Stadium on September 12, 2013
England's Sam Tomkins could feature against New Zealand
England head coach Steve McNamara says that Sam Tomkins could recover from a knee injury to face France.
Oct 20, 16:40
Matthew Bowen of the Cowboys looks on during the round 26 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Wests Tigers at 1300SMILES Stadium on September 7, 2013
Matty Bowen to leave Wigan Warriors
Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane admits that veteran Australian full-back Matty Bowen is likely to leave the club at the end of the season.
Jul 14, 18:19
Wigan's Sam Tomkins gets past Leed's Rob Burrow during their Super League qualifying semi-final match on September 27, 2013
Sam Tomkins to rejoin Wigan Warriors after leaving New Zealand Warriors
Wigan Warriors confirm that England full-back Sam Tomkins will rejoin the Super League club on a four-year deal after he agreed to leave New Zealand Warriors.
Apr 16, 22:22
Wigan's Sam Tomkins gets past Leed's Rob Burrow during their Super League qualifying semi-final match on September 27, 2013
Sam Tomkins: 'Wigan Warriors return not only option'
England full-back Sam Tomkins insists that Wigan Warriors are not his only option when he returns to the Super League at the end of the season.
Apr 8, 15:02
Sam Tomkins of Wigan during the Super League playoff match between Huddersfield and Wigan at Galpharm Stadium on September 12, 2013
Sam Tomkins "grateful" for New Zealand Warriors release
England full-back Sam Tomkins expresses his gratitude to the New Zealand Warriors for granting his release back to the Super League at the end of the season.
Apr 8, 13:00
Tom Burgess passes the ball during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at Redfern Oval on March 24, 2015
Tom Burgess signs new deal with South Sydney Rabbitohs
Tom Burgess signs a new deal with the South Sydney Rabbitohs running until 2016.
Apr 8, 11:33
Sam Tomkins of the Warriors speaks to the media during a New Zealand Warriors NRL press conference at Mt Smart Stadium on April 8, 2015
Sam Tomkins granted release by New Zealand Warriors to make Super League return
Sam Tomkins will make a return to Super League action later this year, his current club New Zealand Warriors confirm.
Apr 8, 06:19
Sam Tomkins of England celebrates a try with team mates during the Four Nations match between England and Samoa at Suncorp Stadium on October 25, 2014
Result: Australia keep Four Nations hopes alive with dramatic victory over England
Australia beat England 16-12 in the Four Nations to gain their first points of the tournament, after a Ryan Hall try was chalked off in the final minutes in Melbourne.
Nov 2, 07:06
Sam Tomkins of England celebrates a try with team mates during the Four Nations match between England and Samoa at Suncorp Stadium on October 25, 2014
Sam Tomkins: 'England can win Four Nations title'
England full-back Sam Tomkins believes that England have what it takes to win the Four Nations title in Australia.
Oct 25, 15:04
Matthew Bowen of the Cowboys looks on during the round 26 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Wests Tigers at 1300SMILES Stadium on September 7, 2013
Matthew Bowen pens Wigan Warriors extension
Full-back Matthew Bowen signs a new deal with Wigan Warriors until summer 2015.
Jul 15, 13:12
Sam Tomkins of Wigan during the Super League playoff match between Huddersfield and Wigan at Galpharm Stadium on September 12, 2013
Sam Tomkins wants future union switch
Sam Tomkins admits he would like to try rugby union at some stage in his career.
Feb 22, 14:09
Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand scores his third try during the Rugby League World Cup Group B match between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea at Headingley Stadium on November 8, 2013
Sam Tomkins: "I hope the Kiwis retain the trophy"
Sam Tomkins wants New Zealand to beat Australia in this afternoon's Rugby League World Cup final, and believes that Sonny Bill Williams will stamp his mark on proceedings.
Nov 30, 05:52
Ryan Hall of England slides over the line to score his second try during the Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match between England and France at DW Stadium on November 16, 2013
Result: England rout France to reach semi-finals
England beat France 34-6 to set up a semi-final clash with New Zealand at the Rugby League World Cup.
Nov 16, 21:44
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring the opening goal against Napoli in the Champions League at the Emirates on October 1, 2013
The week in tweets
Sports Mole looks back over the last seven days in the world of sport on Twitter.
Nov 3, 10:55
England's Ryan Hall scores his second try against Ireland during their World Cup Group A match on November 2, 2013
Result: England score eight tries to crush Ireland
England score eight tries to claim a comfortable 42-0 win over Ireland at the Rugby League World Cup.
Nov 2, 16:21
Fulham's Pajtim Kasami is congratulated by team mates after scoring the equaliser against Crystal Palace on October 21, 2013
The week in tweets
Sports Mole picks out some of the best tweets from the world of sport over the last seven days.
Oct 27, 10:59
Pat Richards, Sam Tomkins, Michael McIlorum and Sean O'Loughlin of Wigan celebrate with the trophy following their team's 30-16 victory during the Super League Grand Final between Warrington Wolves and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 5, 2013
Sam Tomkins delighted with "fairytale ending"
Sam Tomkins describes his side's Super League Grand Final triumph over Warrington Wolves as a "fairytale ending" to his time at Wigan Warriors.
Oct 5, 21:28
Pat Richards, Sam Tomkins, Michael McIlorum and Sean O'Loughlin of Wigan celebrate with the trophy following their team's 30-16 victory during the Super League Grand Final between Warrington Wolves and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 5, 2013
Result: Wigan Warriors win Super League XVIII
Wigan Warriors score 28 unanswered points as they come from 16-2 down to beat Warrington Wolves in the Grand Final of Super League XVIII.
Oct 5, 20:03
Michael McIlorum of Wigan is hugged by teammate Ben Flower after scoring his team's second try during the Super League Grand Final between Warrington Wolves and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 5, 2013
Live Commentary: Warrington Wolves 16-30 Wigan Warriors - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's text coverage of the Super League Grand Final between Warrington and Wigan at Old Trafford.
Oct 5, 17:30
Coach, Steve McNamara of England poses after the Captains Run prior to Gillette Four Nations Double-Header at Wembley Stadium on November 4, 2011
Steve McNamara excited for biggest World Cup
England coach Steve McNamara is encouraged by organisers' preparations for the forthcoming World Cup.
Oct 5, 16:50
Wigan's Sam Tomkins gets past Leed's Rob Burrow during their Super League qualifying semi-final match on September 27, 2013
Sam Tomkins will be "sad to leave" Wigan Warriors
Wigan Warriors' Sam Tomkins says that he will be sad to play his last game for the club in tomorrow's Super League Grand Final.
Oct 4, 22:28
Wigan's Sam Tomkins gets past Leed's Rob Burrow during their Super League qualifying semi-final match on September 27, 2013
Sam Tomkins relishing Grand Wigan Warriors send-off
New Zealand-bound Sam Tomkins expresses his delight at reaching this season's Super League Grand Final with Wigan Warriors.
Sep 28, 10:41
Matthew Bowen of the Cowboys looks on during the round 26 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Wests Tigers at 1300SMILES Stadium on September 7, 2013
Pat Richards: 'Matt Bowen is a great replacement for Sam Tomkins'
Pat Richards believes that Matt Bowen will be a "great replacement" for outgoing Sam Tomkins at Wigan Warriors.
Sep 24, 11:56
Matthew Bowen of the Cowboys looks on during the round 26 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Wests Tigers at 1300SMILES Stadium on September 7, 2013
Wigan Warriors replace Sam Tomkins with Matthew Bowen
Wigan Warriors sign Matthew Bowen from North Queensland Cowboys as a replacement for the outgoing Sam Tomkins.
Sep 23, 18:33
Sam Tomkins of Wigan during the Super League playoff match between Huddersfield and Wigan at Galpharm Stadium on September 12, 2013
Sam Tomkins: 'Leaving Wigan Warriors is tough'
Wigan Warriors full-back Sam Tomkins reveals that it was a difficult decision for him to sign a deal with New Zealand Warriors for next season.
Sep 23, 15:48
Sam Tomkins of Wigan during the Super League playoff match between Huddersfield and Wigan at Galpharm Stadium on September 12, 2013
Wigan Warriors confirm Sam Tomkins departure
Wigan Warriors confirm that Sam Tomkins will join New Zealand Warriors next season.
Sep 23, 15:22
Wigan's Blake Green scores a second half try against Huddersfield during their Super League playoff match on September 12, 2013
Result: Warriors beat Giants in Super League qualifying playoff
Wigan Warriors beat Huddersfield Giants 22-8 in this evening's Super League qualifying playoff.
Sep 12, 21:53
Wigan's Blake Green scores a second half try against Huddersfield during their Super League playoff match on September 12, 2013
Live Commentary: Huddersfield Giants 8-22 Wigan Warriors - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live coverage of the first Super League qualifying playoff as the Huddersfield Giants take on the Wigan Warriors.
Sep 12, 19:30
Wigan Warriors players celebrate following their Challenge Cup win over Hull FC on August 24, 2013
Result: Wigan Warriors win record 19th Challenge Cup
Wigan Warriors win the Challenge Cup for a record 19th time after beating Hull FC 16-0 at Wembley.
Aug 24, 16:51
Wigan Warriors Sam Tomkins in action for his side on February 8, 2013
Wigan's Sam Tomkins: 'Challenge Cup means everything to me'
Wigan Warriors star Sam Tomkins hails the importance of the Challenge Cup ahead of the final against Hull at Wembley.
Aug 14, 11:40
Sam Tomkins congratulates Tom Briscoe on scoring a try for England
Sam Tomkins to return for Huddersfield Giants clash
Shaun Wane confirms that Sam Tomkins recovered from illness ahead of Wigan Warriors' Super League clash with Huddersfield Giants on Friday.
Aug 6, 20:52
Sam Tomkins
Sam Tomkins denies NRL deal
Sam Tomkins insists that he is concentrating on Wigan Warriors as reports suggest that he is nearing a move to the NRL.
Aug 1, 02:54
Sam Tomkins
Sam Tomkins has "50%" chance of being fit for Widnes Vikings clash
Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane says that Sam Tomkins has a "50%" chance of being fit to face Widnes Vikings in Monday's Tetley's Challenge Cup quarter-final.
Jul 9, 13:04
Warrington Wolves Brett Hodgson tackles Wigan Warriors Harrison Hansen during the Super League match on June 24, 2013
Result: Late charge gives Warrington Wolves win over Wigan Warriors
Warrington Wolves score two late tries to secure a 22-12 win over Wigan Warriors in the Super League this evening.
Jun 24, 21:51
Wigan Warriors Sam Tomkins in action for his side on February 8, 2013
Sam Tomkins: 'England win a message to rivals'
Sam Tomkins says that England's 30-10 win over the Exiles last night was "perfect preparation" for the World Cup.
Jun 15, 15:32


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1Castleford Tigers2542
2Leeds Rhinos2532
3Hull FC2531
4Wakefield Trinity Wildcats2528
5St Helens2527
6Salford Red Devils2526
7Wigan Warriors2525
8Huddersfield Giants2523
9Warrington Wolves2320
10Catalans Dragons2315
11Leigh Centurions2312
12Widnes Vikings2311